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Scholarships available each year for both incoming and current students.
The Economics Club is open to interested students. The group provides opportunities to interact with students from diverse backgrounds, network with business professionals, participate in competitions and organize community service projects.
QUESTION: WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH AN ECONOMICS DEGREE?
Answer: Pretty much anything you want! Data science skills are in strong demand today and will be into the future. Our alumni are in-demand by disciplines and organizations throughout the country.
What's Happening at the Economics Department
Their support enabled our newest building, the 11,850 square foot Anthony J. Alexander Professional Development Center that will serve as a one-stop training spot for students in the College of Business Administration.
Military veterans are faring better in the workplace than their non-veteran counterparts. In fact, between 2005 and 2015, veterans’ average hourly wages were nearly $5 higher — at almost $26 an hour — compared to $21 an hour for non-veterans. Those findings, and more, by faculty economists Dr. Francesco Renna and Dr. Amanda Weinstein, at The University of Akron are discussed in their paper, The Veteran Wage Differential.
UA economics professor among those studying how recent oil and gas boom has affected businesses in Ohio and across the country.More News